Shiva Purana [sanskrit]

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The Shiva-purana verse 1.18.27 (Sanskrit text), including grammatical analysis, glossary and relevant print editions. The Shivapurana is a one of the eighteen Major Puranas detailing religious worship of Shiva, also known as Shaivism. The book contains 24,000 verses although it is said to be an abridged form and originally consisted of 100,000 verses. This is verse 27 contained in chapter 18 of book 1 (विश्वेश्वरसंहिता, viśveśvarasaṃhitā).

Verse 1.18.27

सूत उवाच ।
लिंगानां च क्रमं वक्ष्ये यथावच्छृणुत द्विजाः ।
तदेव लिंगं प्रथमं प्रणवं सार्वकामिकम् ॥ २७ ॥

sūta uvāca |
liṃgānāṃ ca kramaṃ vakṣye yathāvacchṛṇuta dvijāḥ |
tadeva liṃgaṃ prathamaṃ praṇavaṃ sārvakāmikam || 27 ||

The English translation of Shiva Purana Verse 1.18.27 is contained in the book Shri Shiva Maha Purana - Moolmatram by Gita Press, Gorakhpur. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.18.27). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Suta, Linga, Krama, Vakshya, Yathavat, Dvija, Tada, Iva, Prathamam, Prathama, Pranava, Sarvakamika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Shiva Purana Verse 1.18.27). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “sūta uvāca
  • sūta* -
  • sūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    su -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √su class 1 verb], [nominative single from √su class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “liṃgānāṃ ca kramaṃ vakṣye yathāvacchṛṇuta dvijāḥ
  • liṅgānām -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kramam -
  • krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • vakṣye -
  • vakṣ -> vakṣya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √vakṣ]
    vakṣ -> vakṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √vakṣ], [vocative dual from √vakṣ], [accusative dual from √vakṣ], [locative single from √vakṣ]
    vakṣ -> vakṣyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √vakṣ], [vocative single from √vakṣ], [vocative dual from √vakṣ], [accusative dual from √vakṣ]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future middle first single]
    vakṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    vakṣ (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • yathāvacch -
  • yathāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • śṛṇuta -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • dvijāḥ -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvijā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 3: “tadeva liṃgaṃ prathamaṃ praṇavaṃ sārvakāmikam
  • tade -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • liṅgam -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prathamam -
  • prathamam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prathamam (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    prathamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prathama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prathama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prathamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • praṇavam -
  • praṇava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    praṇavā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sārvakāmikam -
  • sārvakāmika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sārvakāmika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Shiva Purana Verse 1.18.27

Cover of edition (2019)

The Siva Purana (Three Volumes)
by Shanti Lal Nagar (2019)

An Exhaustive Introduction, Sanskrit Text, English Translation with Photographs of Archaeological Evidence

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Cover of edition (2019)

Shri Shiva Purana (Set of 2 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2019)

Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Shiva Purana (Gujarati)
by Hanuman Prasad Poddar (2013)

[સંક્ષિપ્ત શિવપુરાણ] — Published by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (9788129301840)

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Preview of verse 1.18.27 in Gujarati sript:
સૂત ઉવાચ ।
લિંગાનાં ચ ક્રમં વક્ષ્યે યથાવચ્છૃણુત દ્વિજાઃ ।
તદેવ લિંગં પ્રથમં પ્રણવં સાર્વકામિકમ્ ॥ ૨૭ ॥

Cover of edition (0)

Shiva Purana in Kannada
by Vandana Book House, Bangalore (0)

[ಶಿವಪುರಾಣ] Set of 9 Volumes

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Preview of verse 1.18.27 in Kannada sript:
ಸೂತ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಲಿಂಗಾನಾಂ ಚ ಕ್ರಮಂ ವಕ್ಷ್ಯೇ ಯಥಾವಚ್ಛೃಣುತ ದ್ವಿಜಾಃ ।
ತದೇವ ಲಿಂಗಂ ಪ್ರಥಮಂ ಪ್ರಣವಂ ಸಾರ್ವಕಾಮಿಕಮ್ ॥ ೨೭ ॥

Cover of edition (2004)

Shiva Purana (Malayalam)
by Swami Advaitanandapuri (2004)

[ശിവ പുരണ] published by Aarshasri Publications & Co.

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Preview of verse 1.18.27 in Malayalam sript:
സൂത ഉവാച ।
ലിംഗാനാം ച ക്രമം വക്ഷ്യേ യഥാവച്ഛൃണുത ദ്വിജാഃ ।
തദേവ ലിംഗം പ്രഥമം പ്രണവം സാര്വകാമികമ് ॥ ൨൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Shiva Purana (Telugu)
by Hanuman Prasad Poddar (2019)

[శ్రీ శివమఃపురాణము] or [శ్రీ శివ మహా పురాణం]; Published by Gita Press, Gorakhpur.

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Preview of verse 1.18.27 in Telugu sript:
సూత ఉవాచ ।
లింగానాం చ క్రమం వక్ష్యే యథావచ్ఛృణుత ద్విజాః ।
తదేవ లింగం ప్రథమం ప్రణవం సార్వకామికమ్ ॥ ౨౭ ॥

Cover of Bengali edition

Shiva Purana (Bengali)
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

[শিব পুরান]

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Preview of verse 1.18.27 in Bengali sript:
সূত উবাচ ।
লিংগানাং চ ক্রমং বক্ষ্যে যথাবচ্ছৃণুত দ্বিজাঃ ।
তদেব লিংগং প্রথমং প্রণবং সার্বকামিকম্ ॥ ২৭ ॥

Cover of edition (2016)

Shiva Purana (Tamil)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2016)

[ஸ்ரீசிவ மகாபுராணம்]

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